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If i'm not being bottlenecked, what would adding a better cpu do?

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Well with my sig rig most if not all games run at 95% gpu usage always. Was thinking of upgrading to a 2500k though, would i net any performance increase at all?
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what's your current overclock speed?
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what's your current overclock speed?
It was at 3.8ghz and 2600mhz NB at the time when I monitored my GPU usage
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can you take it to 4ghz? if so the bottleneck should be at a minimum. Getting a 2500k will eliminate any kind of bottleneck and you will definitely notice a difference in everything else that you do. Bottleneck and sanydbridge don't belong in the same sentence lol.
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Just moving up to the SB architecture will net a large increase.
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